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Friday, August 29
Why Obama Let ISIS Off the Hook - Rogin & Lake, The Daily Beast
Islamic State's Dangerous Influence in Asia - Hannah Suh, TNI
Defending Obama's Mideast Strategy - Peter Beinart, The Atlantic
Latest Big Lie: 'We Have No Strategy' - Michael Ledeen, PJ Media
Should We Prepare for War with Russia? - Anne Applebaum, Slate
Arm Ukraine - Marc Champion, Bloomberg View
Sanctions Are West's Biggest Mistake - Angus Roxburgh, Guardian
Check Your Machine, the 80s Are Calling - Tom Rogan, Nat'l Review
Iraq's ISIS Challenge - Amir Taheri, New York Post
The New Arab Cold War - Steven A. Cook, Jacob Stokes & Alexander Brock, FP
Is East Asia Heading for Extinction? - Anthony Fensom, The Diplomat
UKIP Defection a Turning Point for UK - James Kirkup, Telegraph
Thursday, August 28
The World's 50 Smartest Cities - George Stone, National Geographic
The Eurozone: That Sinking Feeling (Again) - The Economist
A Step Closer to a British Exit from EU? - Peter Sutherland, Project Syn.
In Syria, ISIS and Assad Must Both Lose - Rob Tracinski, The Federalist
Obama Shouldn't Bomb ISIS in Syria - Fred Kaplan, Slate
The Many Ways to Map the Islamic 'State' - Kathy Gilsinan, The Atlantic
Hamas Claims 'Victory' Amid the Rubble - Jesse Rosenfeld, Daily Beast
What Does Putin Want? Nobody Knows - Alexander Motyl, World Affairs
The Eternal Collapse of Russia - Paul Starobin, The National Interest
Responding to China's Air Intercept - Ryan Santicola, The Diplomat
The Poisoning of Africa's Vultures - Darcy Ogada, New York Times
What James Foley Meant to Us - David Case, Global Post
Wednesday, August 27
When Americans Leave for Jihad - Peter Bergen & David Sterman, CNN
Can the Middle East Redraw Itself? - Marc Champion, Bloomberg View
A Grim Stalemate at War's End in Gaza - Dan Perry, Associated Press
Hamas' Humiliation, Israel's Looming Loss - Avi Issacharoff, Times of Israel
Iran's Great, and Squandered, Potential - Karim Sadjadpour, The Daily Star
Assad Is Laying a Deadly Ambush for Obama in Syria - Fred Hof, TNR
Will Obama Let Iraq Become His 'Nam? - Rich Lowry, New York Post
How NATO Could Confront the Putin Doctrine - D. Francis, Foreign Policy
What Ukrainians Really Want - Timothy Frye, Washington Post
Israel's War Business - Markus Becker, Der Spiegel
South Africa's Subprime Crisis - T.O. Molefe, New York Times
Is Alex Salmond's Heir Apparent? - George Kerevan, The Scotsman
Tuesday, August 26
No One on the Ground Can Beat ISIS - Jamie Dettmer, The Daily Beast
Dempsey's Clarity and Obama's Confusion - Tom Rogan, National Review
Barack Obama Is Not a Realist - Paul Saunders, The National Interest
Don't Cooperate with Assad - Michael Totten, World Affairs
Libya the Sign of a Newly Proactive Gulf - Jane Kinninmont, The Guardian
U.S. Can't Retreat and Still Call the Shots - Max Boot, Commentary
The Rand Paul Doctrine: Don't Get Involved - David Francis, Fiscal Times
Will 'El-Qaida' Swarm Us from Mexico? - Joshua Keating, Slate
Europe's Slow Surrender to Intolerance - Jeffrey Goldberg, The Atlantic
U.S. Must Acknowledge China's Ambition - Chris Layne, Boston Globe
Indian Trade Booming with ASEAN - Luke Hunt, The Diplomat
It's Scoundrel Time in Scotland - Tom Gallagher, The Commentator
Monday, August 25
What a Russia-Ukraine Deal Could Look Like - Patrick Smith, Fiscal Times
Russia Is Already Invading Ukraine - David Frum, The Atlantic
Destroy the 'Islamic State' - John Bolton, National Review
Don't Give ISIS the Wider War It Wants - Emile Simpson, The Guardian
Obama Is Just 'Tickling' ISIS, Rebels Say - Josh Rogin, The Daily Beast
2 Americans and the ISIS-al-Qaeda Grudge Match - Joshua Keating, Slate
The Worst Fate Possible for a Journalist - Michael Totten, World Affairs
Iraq Explains Why Not to Leave Afghanistan - Paul Miller, Foreign Policy
Libertarians Need to Man Up on Foreign Policy - Roger Simon, PJ Media
China's Silent War on Terror - Emily Rauhala, Time
France's Fake Crisis Boosts the Far Right - Leonid Bershidsky, Bloomberg
2014: A Year of Botched Elections in Asia - Andrew Oplas, The Diplomat
Friday, August 22
A Five-Step Plan to Destroy the Islamic State - Zalmay Khalilzad, TNI
Obama Finally Getting It Right on ISIS - David Ignatius, Washington Post
Assad Is Big Winner of U.S. War on ISIS - Joshua Keating, Slate
I Was Gassed by Assad - Qusai Zakarya, Foreign Policy
Merkel Takes Charge of Pacifying Ukraine - Leonid Bershidsky, Bloomberg
Russia's 'Humanitarian' Invasion Rolls In - Anna Nemtsova, Daily Beast
NATO's Second-Class Members - Slawomir Sierakowski, New York Times
Hillary's 'Mission Impossible' Doctrine - Conor Friedersdorf, The Atlantic
For Obama, It's Always September 10 - Andrew McCarthy, National Review
Does U.K. Feel No Shame About Foley? - Tom Wilson, Commentary
What Turns British Muslims into Jihadists? - Daniel Hannan, Telegraph
Only U.S. Can Prevent Great Power War - Alex Ward, The Diplomat
Thursday, August 21
Is the U.S. About to Ramp Up Against ISIS? - Jacob Siegel, The Daily Beast
Wake Up, America, the War Has Hit Home - Benny Avni, New York Post
Note to West: There Is No Avoiding ISIS - Shiraz Maher, The Guardian
Time for Obama to Come Home from Vacation - Eric Pianin, Fiscal Times
NATO Expansion: Genius or Historic Mistake? - Eugene Rumer, TNI
Hollywood Says Thanks but No Thanks to Russia - Simon Shuster, Time
Why Did U.S. Make a Deal for Bergdahl, Not Foley? - Joshua Keating, Slate
Why We Shouldn't Pay Ransom - Shashank Joshi, Daily Telegraph
Welcome to Extremistan - David Rothkopf, Foreign Policy
How Is Hamas Different from Islamic State? - Daniel Gordis, Bloomberg
Naive Imran Khan Loses Way in Islamabad - Shaukat Qadir, The National
Chinese Foreign Policy Needs Major Reform - Dingding Chen, The Diplomat
Wednesday, August 20
How Britain Became a Jihadist Exporter - Douglas Murray, The Spectator
Why ISIS Is a Greater Threat than al-Qaeda Was - John McLaughlin, Ozy
How to Annihilate the Islamic State - Max Boot, Commentary
The Real Middle East Crisis Is Economic - Michael Singh, New York Times
Putin's Sanctions Against Russia - Masha Lipman, The New Yorker
The Making of Vladimir Putin - Strobe Talbott, Politico Magazine
Putting America First Isn't Always Best for U.S. - Michael Young, National
Things Could Get Nasty After Scottish Vote - Martin Kettle, The Guardian
Odds of a Scottish 'Yes' Vote Fading Fast - Arkadiusz Wisniowski, Wash Post
Why Is Ebola Killing So Many Women? - Lauren Wolfe, Foreign Policy
Exporting the American Culture War - Peter Berger, American Interest
When I Met Robin Williams in Afghanistan - Matt Kaminski, Daily Beast
Tuesday, August 19
Is American Foreign Policy for Sale? - Daniel Drezner, Washington Post
The Best Cities in the World to Live - The Economist
Can the Islamic State Be Stopped? - Der Spiegel
'Syria' No Longer Exists - C. Choksy & J. Choksy, World Affairs Journal
Because of Gaza, Iran & Hamas Are Back Together - Kay Serjoie, Time
Why France Doesn't Want Scottish Independence - Hugh Schofield, BBC
U.S. Living in the Past over Cuba - Global Public Square
Can U.S. and India Become Real Partners? - Sourabh Gupta, TNI
Vietnam's Ticking Debt Bomb - Elisabeth Rosen, The Diplomat
Will Terrorists Use Self-Driving Car Bombs? - Patrick Lin, The Bulletin
100K Elephants Killed by Poachers in 3 Years - Brad Scriber, NatGeo
St. Julian Assange Now Preaches to Nobody - Padraig Reidy, Telegraph

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